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PSC taps Gottula for Hall of Fame

By Lori Gottula Randy Gottula of Falls City was a fairly decent athlete when he was in high school in

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Falls City’s Major Leaguer

By Bill Schock Betcha you K. C. Royals fans didn’t know Nebraska’s first Major League baseball player came from Falls

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Great American Eclipse draws jeers, cheers and large crowds to Falls City

  By Nikki and Brian McKim Thousands of researchers, scientists, travelers, and families arrived in Falls City this past weekend

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Police Department preparing for influx of tourists ahead of eclipse

By Nikki McKim Some people have been preparing nearly ten years for the Great American Eclipse, others may wait until

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Sacred Heart 2017 All-School Reunion

The Sacred Heart All School Reunion was held Saturday, July 8, 2017. A Holy Hour was held from 4:30 –

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Solar Eclipse safety: American Optometric Association encourages safe and fun viewing of eclipse

Dr. McPeak wants to help you take in the stellar moment On August 21, a total solar eclipse will touch

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Memorial Day 2017

In weather made to order, Memorial Day services were held Monday morning at the Rulo Cemetery and Falls City’s Steele

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FC man seriously injured in bar brawl recuperating at home

A 53-year-old Falls City man who suffered a life-threatening head injury in a fist fight outside a local bar April

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Squad hopes new ambulance allows for expansion of service

Since 1975, when you needed help the Falls City Ambulance Squad has been quick to respond. Now the Squad is

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Falls City man, 27, picks up 4th felony charge in a calendar year

    Incarceration as incapacitation is one of the purposes  necessarily a foolproof notion, evidenced — allegedly — by a 27-year-old

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Celebrate Nebraska Sesquicentennial at Richardson County Courthouse

The Richardson County Courthouse last Wednesday hosted an open house to commemorate Nebraska’s 150th Anniversary, welcoming elementary school children from

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Thank you Journal Carriers!

Dear loyal Journal customers,The Falls City Journal printing schedule beginning next week will be revised slightly and after years of

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Claim settled for $350,000-BOE votes to replace high school bleachers

District 56 School Superintendent Tim Heckenlively reported that ALICAP, the school’s risk liability pool insurance carrier, settled a claim filed

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DSA nominations due Jan. 5

It’s that time again! The Falls City Area Jaycees are seeking nominations to honor those who have shown outstanding leadership

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SCC approves land purchase for Learning Center

The Southeast Community College Board of Governors last week approved the purchase of some eight acres of land north of

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Swiftest justice

The Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees individuals to a speedy trial. Though “speedy” is a relative term, nobody

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Operation Christmas Child-Love Poured Out

By: Lori Gottula    A few weeks ago, I was in the parking lot of Christ’s Place, the church that I

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Mike a good neighbor-State Farm’s Mike Castle to retire after 40 year career

By Lori GottulaAnyone who has owned or even watched TV in the past six years could no-doubt complete this commercial

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Jingle Bell Ride 2016

By Lori Gottula    The Falls City Jingle Bell Ride celebrated its 10th anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 13, by gathering its

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Veteran’s Day 2016

         Falls City’s reputation for being the place to be on Veterans Day certainly went untarnished on Friday, Nov.

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Col. Chick James keynote speaker this Veteran’s Day

   The Nov. 11 Celebration for Veterans Day 2016 in Falls City will begin in the Falls City High School

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Jury clears father in abuse case

By Jason Schock    Just two days after celebrating his 28th birthday, a Dawson father had substantial reason to celebrate when

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Tuesday morning blaze on Herbster property smolders into weekend

Photo by Chelsie Alexander     A Tuesday morning fire on the Herbster Angus property northwest of Falls City completely destroyed

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CGB, its recruiters not in violation of CPA, judge rules

     District Court Judge Daniel E. Bryan Jr. last week dismissed a civil lawsuit filed by Salem Grain Co. and

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Farm Bureau opposes $369 million SCC bond proposal

   The Nebraska Farm Bureau announced today its opposition to the Southeast Community College $369 million bond proposal that seeks

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